Veronica Rodriguez and Daryl Buck were both residents of Oregon when they were convicted of first-degree sexual assault on a child younger than 14 years of age. Neither case involved coercion, seduction, or nudity. In fact, neither case involved actu
The town’s police had been pulling over motorists along a main highway, seizing their property (cars, cash, jewelry, etc.), then presenting them with an unsavory bargain: Sign a waiver forfeiting all of their property over to the police, or be arrest
Then his career collapsed under allegations he brought inmates to his office and spanked them with a paddle. Later accused of sexually abusing male inmates in exchange for leniency. The trial on charges of sodomy, kidnapping, sex abuse, extortion, as
For up to four hours a day, Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the self-proclaimed mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks, can sit outside in the Caribbean sun and chat through a chain-link fence with the detainee in the neighboring exercise yard at Guantanamo Bay,
A federal appeals court may have slapped the FBI for its misuse of gag orders to prevent discussion of government investigations conducted under the authority of National Security Letters, but that hasn't slowed the feds very much.
A former prosecutor says he made up a story he told a film crew about advising a judge handling Roman Polanski's sex case to send the director to prison.
The 21-year-old son of Stamford Mayor Dannel Malloy, pleaded guilty to first-degree attempted robbery and an narcotics charge. He is to receive a sentence that involves no jail time; a 10-year suspended prison sentence and five years of probation.
Thomas Costanzo fills in for Ernest Hancock today. The guests for the show is Rob Gray from www.opencurrency.com Open Currency is voluntary system of competing currencies. Open Currency is the creators of the Von Mises silver Medallion, The Forgot
Long secret security tapes showing the chaos immediately after the 1995 bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building are blank in the minutes before the blast and appear to have been edited, an attorney who obtained the recordings said. [see below]
ZURICH – Director Roman Polanski was arrested by Swiss police as he flew in for the Zurich Film Festival and faces possible extradition to the United States for having sex with a 13-year-old girl in 1977, authorities said Sunday.
Abigail Brown was 14 years old — a high school freshman and a virgin — when some juniors and seniors got her drunk at a party and videotaped her having sex with them.
"The Motorhome Diaries trio of Jason Talley, Pete Eyre and Adam Mueller received a guilty verdict from Jones County Justice Court Judge David Lyons Thursday."
All day, whether she's jogging, sleeping or managing a pool hall, Williams wears a high-tech sensor on her ankle that can detect the faintest whiff of alcohol in her perspiration. If she sneaks a drink, the device will know it -- and so will a judge,
Another family joins in the effort to get the whole truth about the circumstances surrounding the murder of Sophia Nunez by the "Baseline Killer".
Marc Victor (www.AttorneyForFreedom.com) es el abogado que representa a la familia Vargas, en el caso de muerte por negligencia derivadas de la jurisprudencia del Asesinatos de línea de base. Marc is asking that anyone with information related to the
The "Notice of Claim" has been served. In less than 2 months the whole story will be shared with all via a court of record. Now is the time for those involved to share what they know. Sides are being chosen now.
The science of forensics and criminal psychology has advanced a lot in recent decades. Unfortunately courtrooms haven't kept up. Bad guys go free and innocent people get locked up. As one example, people get convicted on questionable "repressed me
Authorities have put out a statewide alert for a mentally ill killer who escaped during a hospital field trip to a county fair, leading to fears that he'll become more unstable and potentially dangerous the longer he is on the loose with no medicatio
"You mean you can go to trial, get acquitted and still go to the slammer for stuff the jury says wasn't proven?" Indeed, my friends, welcome to our world.
Hi, I'm Richard Mack, former sheriff of Graham County, Arizona, and long-time crusader for freedom and individual rights. Right now, it is vital that we restore the Constitution as the supreme law of the land. The greatest threat we face today is not
David Hackbart was mad, and he wanted to show it, but he didn't think he would end up in federal court protecting his right to a rude gesture and demanding that the city of Pittsburgh stop violating the First Amendment rights of its residents.
Judge will make decision in a couple weeks. After a trial that stretched for more than three hours, the Motorhome Diaries trio could be waiting at least two more weeks before their verdict is announced. Laurel Justice Court Judge David Lyons said
On September 8, 2009, United States District Judge Bruce D. Black of the United States District Court for New Mexico entered summary judgment in a civil case for damages against Alamogordo, NM police officers. The Judge's straight shootin' message t
A federal appeals court agreed to consider an alleged 9/11 conspirator's plea to halt his sanity hearing at the war court at Guantanamo. Lawyers for Ramzi bin al Shibh, an alleged al Qaida lieutenant, filed a 71-page writ of mandamus this week at
Former Ohio Rep. James Traficant told a crowd that gathered to welcome him back to Youngstown, Ohio, after seven years in federal prison that the government had to cheat to convict him of bribery and racketeering. The comment Sunday elicited a roa
Given the complexion of the three recent federal parolees, it might seem that my greatest crime was being Indian. But the truth is that my gravest offense is my innocence.
[the prosecutor] took the extraordinary step of seeking
a court order prohibiting Reynolds, who was neither a defendant nor a
lawyer in the Schneiders' case, from talking about it. The prosecutor claimed
Reynolds had "a sycophantic or parasitic relationship with the
defendants," whom she was using "to further her own personal
A family of one of the victims of the alleged Baseline Killer is suing the Phoenix Police Department.
PHOENIX - The family of a victim killed by the Baseline Killer is saying the city of Phoenix is responsible for their loved one's death. Romelia Vargas' family claims the Phoenix Police Department wanted to get all the credit for solving the Basel
The American Civil Liberties Union wants reality TV star Richard Hatch freed from a jail where he has been held on charges of giving unauthorized interviews. Hatch was taken into custody after giving TV interviews that the federal Bureau of Prisons said it had not approved. He was serving home confinement for failing to pay income taxes on his $1 million prize for winning the first season of the show.
During the interviews, Hatch said the trial judge discriminated against him because he was gay. The ACLU says Hatch has a right to criticize the government.